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Our Company – What?

What we do – in a nutshell! Tours in Northern England With a local guide explore: Hadrian’s Wall Castles of the Coast Standing Stones Medieval Monasteries Bushcraft Learn traditional skills such as: Fire lighting Foraging Making natural cordage School educational workshops We specialise in Prehistory Stone Age Bronze Age Iron Age and we look at Read more

Northumberland Day 2018

On Thursday Kevin was invited to Longstone Lighthouse on The Farne Islands to help officially launch Northumberland Day 2018.  Check out The Chronicle newspaper article for a short video. The day included a boat trip with George Shiel, to the lighthouse that was home to the Darling family in the early 1800’s, with it’s most famous Read more

Northumberland Day at Hexham Abbey

Northumberland Day at Hexham Abbey

To celebrate the first ever Northumberland Day, Hexham Abbey hosted their Turbulent Tales of Northumberland event, which we were happy to be part of. The warriors were kept outside where folk could find out more about William Wallace and The Knights Templar, with Joe and Kevin discussing the more turbulent times of our border county. Inside the Read more

Anglo Saxons - Hexham Abbey

Rheged Event – Sunday 7th August 2016

We are very happy to announce that we will be at The Rheged Centre (near Penrith, Cumbria) on Sunday 7th August for another brilliant multi-period event, with the line up as follows: Sara – Etive the Neolithic farmer – prehistoric art Anja -Hetti the Celtic Druidess – magic and spells Joe – Gambax Roman Centurion – shield drill Read more

Northumberland National Park Week 2016

If you are looking for something to do with the kids this Thursday and Friday (28th & 29th July) you can always take part in Northumberland National Park Week, by participating in the activities at Walltown Country Park, near Haltwhistle.  There will be loads going on such as zip lines, frizbee golf, climbing wall, bushcraft, Read more

Langley Castle. Director of Catapult PR Jane Hunt and General Manager of Langley Castle Anton Phillips with the timecapsule to be buried to mark the 30th Anniversary of the castle as a hotel. Launch of the idea of Northumberland Day.

Northumberland Day – Ideas Becoming a Reality!

Northumberland Day will be a time to celebrate everything Northumbrian! Food, drink, culture, history, industry, sport, music, theatre, arts… everything that makes Northumberland unique and special will be rejoiced…. and rightly so! It has been a pleasure and a privilege to be involved in the early discussions regarding ideas for ‘Northumberland Day’ with Anton Philips and Dr Stuart Read more

The Blacksmiths – Ribe

From the Bronze Age onwards, blacksmiths were an integral part of any village.  In the early eras of metal work, blacksmiths were highly esteemed, viewed almost as magicians.  The skill of creating molten metal from rocks was a mysterious and astonishing craft.  During the Iron Age, they would smelt iron from ore, and create everyday essential Read more